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Seaton ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Seaton Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Thursday, 19 October 2017, 23:00 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 9 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 45
W 50
W 40
W 35
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Seaton in South Cornwall is a sheltered beach break that does not work very often. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the north. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the ideal wave angle is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Watch out for dangerous rips.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Looe, 4 km from Seaton.

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Seaton Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Killigarth Polperro Cornwal United Kingdom wx, 9 km from Seaton.

fresh winds from the W

Air temperature
10.9 °C

Current weather near Seaton

Buoy Data:

At Channel Islands Buoy, 73 miles from Seaton.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Average period (s) 6 6 6 7

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Overall Seaton Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Seaton Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Seaton:


  • The closest passenger airport to Seaton is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Seaton is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY), also in England, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Wales is 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS), also in Wales is the fifth nearest airport to Seaton and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
Seaton break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Seaton, Cornwall (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Seaton sea temperature, Seaton photographs, Seaton detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Seaton webcams, current wind from Cornwall (South) live weather stations and Seaton tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Seaton.